Please see Chris Anderson's Fast Track Episodes ! 

"Creating Young Investors, One at a Time”


2017-18 Teacher Feedback Survey! ​

​​The SIFMA Foundation proudly brings Financial Literacy to the technological forefront with the Stock Market Game connecting students with the Global Economy.​​​

             Help & Support 
                Jim Ford 

  CO,FL,ME,NH SMG Coordinator

*My goal of this web site is to excite you and make it easier to bring the SMG programs to your students. 
*Assisting you with registering your school or classes with The Stock Market Game (SMG) 
*Help you navigate through the SMG web-site
* Inform you of the free lessons and webinars available to you after you register
*Share with you my favorite websites and other resources.
*Be available to you and available to visit your class throughout your Stock Market Game experience.


          Stock Market Game 
  Classroom Series Webinars

  Teachers, bring these made for classroom webinars to your students on how to get started buying stocks and advancing into diversification learning about Mutual Funds and Bonds. 

    SMG Classroom Series: ​​

         Episodes 1-2-3​

Congratulations Jordan-Small Middle School Raymond, Maine 

                                    Capitol Hill Challenge    

                        Top Ten SMG Schools in The Nation!

Welcome to Wicked Smart Investments!       

Planning Future Sunsets for The Next Generation of Investors

The SMG Fast Track Learning Episodes​​

Level One: Just Getting Started? Check out Episodes 1-4 That will guide Teachers and Students from Registration, Classroom Management, Startup Lessons and the Rules of The Stock Market Game. 

 Episode #1  SMG Registration As Easy As 1-2-3


                         SMG As Easy As 1-2-3.docx

         SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode 1 Registration .pptx

Episode #2   Start Here Teacher Support Center



         SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #2 Start Here TSC.pptx

Episode #3  Target Lessons Before , During & After SMG


        SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #3 Target Lessons Before, During & After SMG.pptx

Episode #4  SMG Know The Rules


         SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #4 SMG Know The Rules.pptx

Level Two: Ready to start Research & Trading? Teachers & Students learn the basics of Fundamental & Technical Stock Analysis, understanding the Team Portfolio and how to execute your first Trades. 

Episode #5 Student Introduction to Research


               SMG Fundamental Analysis Chart .docx

                 SMG Technical Analysis Chart .docx

         SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #5 Student Introduction to Research.pptx

Episode #6 Team Portfolio Pages Navigation & Understanding 


          SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #6 Team Portfolio Navigation & Understanding .pptx

Episode #7 Let's Trade Today! 



         Chris Anderson's Buy What You Know! .docx

                    Pick 5 Buy What You Know.docx

​                  SMG March Madness 2017 (2).pdf

          SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #7 Let's Trade Today!.pptx

Level Three: Ready to go above & beyond!  Teachers & Students will Win with Diversification, Weekly Team and Market analysis and participate in the InvestWrite Essay Competition, Invest It Forward and The Capitol Hill Challenge.

Episode #8 Winning With Diversification


       Mutual Fund & ETF Breakdown Comparison.docx

                    SMG Fall:Spring Portfolio Builder.docx

           SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #8 Winning With Diversification.pptx

Episode #9 Rankings & Weekly  Team Analysis


             SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #9 Rankings & Weekly Team Analysis.pptx

Episode #10 Connections to InvestWrite, Invest It Forward 

​                        & Capitol Hill Challenge 

             SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #10 Connections to Invest It Forward, InvestWrite & Capitol Hill Challenge.pptx

                       The Fast Track Album Collection! 


      Getting Started with SMG! 


       Colorado, Florida, Maine, 

       New Hampshire 2017-18

               Register Today! 

  Join in The SMG Learning!!! 

           CO, FL, ME, NH
Year-Long Competitive Session

            Sept 11 –  April 20, 2018
    Fall 10-Week Competitive Session

          October 10 – December 15
  Spring 10-Week Competitive Session           February 12 – April 20, 2018​

Enrichment Sessions (Non Competitive)

       Spring Enrichment Session 1

          March 12 - June 1, 2018

       Spring Enrichment Session 2 

             April 16 - June 8, 2018

              2018 Summer SMG

           June 18 - August 10, 2018

SMG Connections

Top Sites for Stocks, ETF's, Mutual Funds and Bonds Research! 


2017 New Hampshire Awards

NH Awards 2017 Power Point.pptx

2017 Maine Awards ​

Maine Awards Ceremony Powerpoint 2017.pptx​​

             Webinar Topics and Schedule for Winter/Spring 2018

*SMG Basics (30 min) – Getting Started, Teacher Support Center, & student portfolios
*Invest It Forward (1hr) – learn how industry professionals can assist in enhancing participation in the SMG program
*InvestWrite (1hr) – learn how to utilize InvestWrite, our national and state-wide essay competition as a great culminating activity for the SMG program
*Basic Company Research (30 min) - using Yahoo and Nasdaq, basic terminology and company headlines will be reviewed
*Winning with Diversification (30 min) – strategies for building a diversified portfolio with stocks, bonds, ETF’s and mutual funds.
*Let’s Trade Today! (30 min) - A quick overview of the SMG portfolio and how to get Stock Market Game student trading in their portfolio.
*Trading Mutual Funds/Bonds (30 min) – researching and trading mutual funds and bonds in the SMG program
*Trading ETFs/Mutual Funds (30 min) – comparing and contrasting ETFs and mutual funds
*Weekly Portfolio Analysis (30 min) – team analysis of major indexes and portfolio holdings
*CHC (1hr) – An overview of the national Capitol Hill Challenge 

1/15 7:00pm CHC Overview
Jim Ford 
See recorded webinar

1/23 7:00pm CHC Overview
Jim Ford 
See recorded webinar 

2/5 7:00pm CHC Overview
Jim Ford 
See recorded webinar

2/13 8:00pm Winning with Diversification
Jim Ford 
See recorded webinar

2/22 7:00pm CHC Overview
Jim Ford 
See recorded webinar

2/26 7:00pm Winning with Diversification
Jim Ford 
See recorded webinar

3/8 7:00pm Trading ETFs/Mutual Funds
Jim Ford 
See recorded webinar

3/15 6:30pm SMG Basics
Chris Anderson

3/19 6:30pm Let’s trade Today!
Chris Anderson

3/22 7:00pm Trading ETFs/Mutual Funds
Jim Ford

3/26 6:30pm Basic Company Research
Chris Anderson

4/9 7:00pm Winning with Diversification
Jim Ford

4/12 6:30pm Let’s trade Today!
Chris Anderson

4/16 7:00pm Trading ETFs/Mutual Funds
Jim Ford

4/19 6:30pm SMG Basics
Chris Anderson

4/23 7:00pm Winning with Diversification
Jim Ford